I’m evaluating my own patterns of rest. Here’s the link to an article I wrote for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine about the Productivity of Rest.
We had a whirlwind several weeks following the death of my aunt in a date nearly a thousand miles from us. The children and I joined other family to make the trip to Missouri, the state of my birth. You’ll see more about the trip in an upcoming post, but for now, here’s some snapshots... Continue Reading →
My aunt’s body arrives at the churchyard in a two-horse-drawn hearse. Mourners gather outside the white clapboard church, men on the right side, women on the left. Hushed greetings and stoic expressions of sympathy float between them, followed by a holy kiss. Reverence stills the crowd as the hearse halts. The well-trained horses stand at... Continue Reading →
Several years ago I came across "Forks Over Knives," (referred to hereafter as FOK) a documentary promoting a "whole foods plants based" diet. A WFPB diet consists of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, beans, legumes, and whole grains, and can be beneficial in addressing some of the numerous health issues. I convinced my husband to watch... Continue Reading →
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During a research project yesterday, our son was watching a video that stated many Christians do not believe in heaven or hell. I understand that there are many people who do not believe in a heaven or hell, but I was confused that professing Christians wouldn’t believe. This is not meant to be a “pot-stirring”... Continue Reading →
From the sun bonnets of my childhood, the head coverings of my teen and young adult years, to the many hats I wear today, I’ve always loved hats. That’s me on the far left with two sisters in the background and two visiting cousins in the forefront. Me at 18. Me at 21, with a... Continue Reading →
When thinking of the word refurbish one might think of buffing scratches out of wood, mending clothing, or even making an old computer usable again. But for home, marriage, and business, that’s not the first word that comes to mind. Refurbish means to brighten or freshen up. Renovate. Redecorate. Restore. And that’s the Harlow word... Continue Reading →